Cover of the Pogues’
Rum, Sodomy & the Lash (1985)
The 8th Annual David O. Nilsson Lecture in Contemporary Drama and Literature presents a Dylan Thomas musical redux memorializing the 60th anniversary of the Welsh poet’s death
THIS IS WEDNESDAY
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ARTstor images are now discoverable in ScoUT. Limit by relevant Content Types such as art, image, painting, etc. to see the image results.
The Fine Arts Library is now the proud owner of a KIC scanner. This is a no funds required scanner. Scan right to a usb drive or email the scan to yourself. Here’s how: http://wiki.lib.utexas.edu/hdi/pmwiki.php/Main/HowDoIUseTheKICScanner.Read More
Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 6:00pm
Event: The Fine Arts Library at The University of Texas at Austin hosts a screening of “The Typewriter in the 21st Century.” The event is free and open to the public.
When: 6 p.m. Friday, April 19
Where: Fine Arts Library, Doty Fine Arts Building (DFA 3.200) at The University of Texas at Austin.
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The Brooklyn based artist Alyson Shotz is the Fall 2013 Artist in Residence at UT’s Visual Arts Center. She will create and have on display a site-specific work entitled Invariant Interval in the Visual Arts Center Gallery from September 27 – December 7, 2013. Shotz uses materials such as plastic, beads, staples, Q-tips and surgical wire to create sculptures that reflect and change...Read More
This is a touring exhibit wich will be on display in the Fine Arts Library throughout November 2008.
Winners of the 2008 Paul Revere Award, presented by the Music Publishers Association of America. Each year outstanding examples of graphic design are selected to be honored by the Paul Revere Award. The award acknowledges publishers for their efforts in creating art for the music industry.Read More
These art education exercises, as well as the typed-up notes from art class, were done by a student in 1932. She attended St. Philomena School, an all-girls Catholic high school in Portsmouth, Rhode Island, run by members of the Faithful Companions of Jesus (FCJ) order. The nuns teaching the girls were unlikely to have had any formal training as art educators; they apparently relied on art...Read More
Right: An autographed poster for the film "Sin City" by Austin's own Robert Rodriguez.
Upper left: Poster for the 1977 film "Jabberwocky" by Terry Gilliam.
Upper right: Poster for the 2004 film "The Ice Harvest" starring John Cusack and Billy Bob Thornton and signed by director Harold Ramis.
Lower left: Poster for the 1982 film "The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" starring Burt Reynolds and...Read More
This exhibit, on display Fall 2006 through Spring 2008, represented a small portion of the recently acquired Sam Shepard archive.
Sam Shepard Bio
The most influential playwright of his generation, Sam Shepard was born in 1943 in Ft. Sheridan, IL. His family traveled extensively before settling in Southern California. While in high school he began acting and writing poetry. In 1962 he left home...Read More
Austin artist Michael Hannon on his work:
I have long been interested in the relationships between words and images. This may have been influenced by the fact that I did not learn to read (at all) until the sixth grade, enforcing an interest in illustrations. This was due to my having Asperger’s Syndrome (or high-functioning Autism), which certainly has also drawn me toward the formal use...
Jacqueline Barnitz is responsible for establishing modern Latin American art as an area of concentration within art history at the University of Texas at Austin, where she has taught now for 25 years. She's a major reason why UT Austin is known as the best place in the nation for studying modern Latin American art. A notable record of publication accompanies her career as a distinguished educator. In fact, her...Read More
The Fine Arts Library is proud to exhibit the work of artist Robert Dale Anderson. Anderson was an esteemed art teacher here at the University of Texas for over twenty years.
The fourth floor of the FAL is the current home to Anderson's elaborate found-object construction "Red Dog" (1986-89). On the fifth floor, there are two more sculptural works by Anderson, "Almost" (1983-85) and "White Girl" (1995)....Read More
On exhibit the month of October 2011, "More Than Architecture" featured members of the Austin architecture and design community displaying their creations alongside the permanent art collection of the Fine Arts Library (FAL) at The University of Texas at Austin.
An opening reception was held at the FAL on Friday, October 7, from 5:00-8:00p.m. The exhibit is a cooperative venture of the FAL with a group of...Read More
The Human Rights Documentation Initiative (HRDI) and Fine Arts Library (FAL) are collaborating on a genocide awareness exhibit featuring photographs from the HRDI’s Genocide Archive of Rwanda collection and an installation of the nation-wide public art/advocacy project, One Million Bones. The...Read More
Monumental Ideas in Miniature Books (MIMB) is a traveling exhibition of handmade artists’ books curated by Hui-Chu Ying, Professor of Art at the University of Akron. This exhibition features 87 mixed media books by 106 artists from the United States, Canada, China, Japan, India, Pakistan, and Spain and will be displayed in universities both nationally and internationally. When closed the books share similar...Read More
The FAL is proud to have two prints in our west windows by British photographer Liz Hingley. The prints "Sikh Yoga" and "Muslim Teenager's One in Five Prayers" are part of "Under Gods", the current exhibit of Liz Hingley's work at the Visual Arts Center.
The daughter of two Anglican priests, Hingley investigates the growth of multi-faith communities along a two mile stretch of Soho Road in her hometown of...Read More
The FAL is happy to bring the colorful Erudition: An Exhibition on Reading the Ancient Aesthetics of Living to our fine arts community. This collection of treasured books from the Ming elite's leisure life has been assembled by the National Central Library of the Republic of China.
The exhibit presents four themes: The Leisure Life of the Literati; Dramatic Literature; Conceptions of Health;...Read More
The FAL is proud to present the recent work submitted by UT art and design students. Designed by Prof. Leslie Mutchler for 304K Two-Dimensional Design, the "Visible Cities" project is intended to challenge a student's color-mixing skills, gouache technique, knowledge of color terminology and spatial creativity. Inspired by Italio Calvino's text "Visible Cities", each student creates images of four cities...Read More
The FAL is proud to present the recent work submitted in Spring 2013 by UT art and design students. Designed by Prof. Leslie Mutchler for 304K Two-Dimensional Design, the "Visible Cities" project is intended to challenge a student's color-mixing skills, gouache technique, knowledge of color terminology and spatial creativity. Inspired by Italio Calvino's text "Visible Cities", each student creates images...Read More